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Schematic for the dashboard of a 96 grand am

There is a button next to the dial that controls the dome light on the left of my steering wheel. I think when I pushed it the first time on accident is when my car has randomly does not start. When I have the car jumped to get started again then it sometimes doesn't have that problem for several days or weeks and sometimes it will not start the very next time that I start it. What is that button for, it has a very strange looking symbol on it that I can't fathom what it would be for.

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    corie michelle Apr 06, 2014

    it's the switch for the fog lamps...

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Can you take a picture of the button

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